Trinity College Dublin

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Trinity College Dublin Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, founded in 1592, is one of the world’s leading universities and is consistently ranked in top 1% of institutions worldwide. For over 400 years, this historic university has been a world leader in high-quality, internationally recognised education. With a global reputation for excellence, Trinity promotes creativity and innovative thinking in students.
The university brings together a vibrant international community of almost 17,000 students and 2,860 members of staff. The university’s stunning campus of historic buildings and cobblestoned walkways is juxtaposed with its state-of-the-art facilities and world-renowned centres of excellence where cutting-edge research takes place. With 24 academic schools, Trinity offers courses in disciplines ranging from languages and literature to nanoscience and biomedical engineering.

Student Life The university brings together a diverse, curious and supportive community of students and faculty in the heart of the city. The truly accessible and dedicated professors encourage students to actively engage in College life and the city beyond the campus gates. Student life at Trinity is about much more than education: with over 200 sports clubs and societies ranging from athletics to tennis, debating to investing, and drama to science fiction, there is something to suit every interest.

Trinity is one of the world’s only universities to provide all undergraduate students with a personal Tutor – a dedicated faculty member who can offer academic, personal and professional guidance throughout the four-year degree programme. A wide range of student services, including learning development and support, peer mentoring, counselling and career advice, ensures that all students have the support they need to succeed in Trinity and beyond.

The university is one of only twenty-two ‘Best Buy’ public colleges in the world (Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015).

Trinity has strategic relationships with some of the most prestigious universities in the world including Fudan University, Peking University and Tsinghua University in China; Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, India; Brown University and the University of Notre Dame in the United States.

Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Trinity Business School is ranked as one of the Top 30 Business Schools in the World (Eduniversal 2015/16) and has been pioneering cutting-edge research, teaching and learning in management and entrepreneurship for nearly a century. Trinity itself has produced more entrepreneurs than any other university in Europe, generating 180 companies, producing 192 entrepreneurs and raising $2,166 million over the last ten years (Pitchbook Universities Report 2016-2017), so is the ideal place for students to undertake their business degree.

Trinity Business School recently launched an innovative new business course for undergraduate students, the Bachelor of Business Studies Degree. This is a unique programme, designed for students who wish to focus on business from the very beginning of their degree. Innovation, entrepreneurship and experiential learning are key pillars of this dynamic new programme. The programme places an emphasis on blended learning, where academic excellence meets industry experience. Students gain first-hand practical business skills throughout the programme by undertaking internships, developing a start-up or taking a leadership role in one of Trinity’s business student societies. Students also have the opportunity to study abroad at one of our top-ranking partner institutions. For further information visit: https://www.tcd.ie/business/undergraduate/bbs/

Careers Trinity’s enviable location positions the university right in the heart of the hub of global business activity – Ireland’s Silicon Valley – where students are recruited for internships, summer jobs and graduate careers from employers who look to Trinity as a key provider of top quality graduates. Upon successful completion of an undergraduate or postgraduate programme at Trinity, students have the opportunity to stay in Ireland to work for one year on the Third Level Graduate Scheme. Trinity’s Career Service was ranked 2nd in Europe (ISB 2015) with 95% of Trinity graduates in employment or further studies within 6 months after completing their studies. The European headquarters of companies such as Google, eBay, AirBnB, Microsoft, PayPal, LinkedIn and Facebook, Dublin is an ideal place for students and graduates interested in working in these world-leading corporations.

Dublin Trinity’s bustling 47-acre campus is an oasis in the very heart of Dublin, a vibrant and safe European capital city. The university’s city-centre location offers students a unique opportunity to blend a rigorous academic programme with an unparalleled array of cultural, social and professional experiences. A wealth of museums, theatres, galleries, cafes, restaurants and historic tourist sites are located right on Trinity’s doorstep.

Trinity Rankings

• In the world’s top 100 and the number one university in Ireland. 1 • A number of our specific subject rankings feature in the world top 50 and 100 which reinforces our world-class standing. 2 • We have demonstrated particular strengths in the areas of international student representation, faculty representation and research citations per faculty member. 3

World Class Research at the heart of a Trinity education • Research-led teaching is one of the distinguishing factors of a Trinity education. • Trinity researchers are winning competitive research funding at European and global level with significant international recognition. • Ireland is the second most successful nation in the European Union at attracting research and funding to support exciting new advances and discoveries, which in turn impacts global change. Nearly 50% of this funding has been awarded to Trinity. • Eight out the top ten 2016 research breakthroughs in Ireland are associated with Trinity College according to the Silicon Republic. 4

Innovation and Entrepreneurship • We are ranked 1st in Europe for producing Entrepreneurs and are the only European university to feature in the world top 50. 5 • Trinity promotes creativity and innovative thinking in students. • Trinity is committed to providing an environment that enables innovation and entrepreneurship across the university. Trinity has established a number of initiatives like the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub, Launchbox, Blackstone LaunchPad and Launchlabs to build and support a community that delivers economic, social and cultural values.

Employability and Career Service • 95% of Trinity graduates are in employment or further studies within 6 months after completing their studies. • Trinity’s Career Service is ranked 2nd in Europe6. Trinity students can expect the highest quality of support when pursuing their post-college prospects. • Beyond the Trinity experience, a Trinity education provides a pathway to become a world-class graduate. • Top international employers actively target Trinity graduates. • Location is a major advantage when it comes to planning a career after Trinity. Dublin is home to the European headquarters of many world-leading international corporations. • Investment in Academic Excellence • Trinity has allocated €16 million to an international recruitment campaign to fill 40 new Ussher Assistant Professors posts across multiple disciplines. The opportunities span from science, engineering and medicine to arts and humanities. • Trinity continues to attract global talent from abroad in order to reinforce the university’s global outlook and connections in education and research. 40% of our faculty is international.

Appendix

1 Trinity is in the Top 1% of universities, with all prestigious peers such as Cambridge, Oxford and St. Andrew’s. QS rankings 2016/17. 2 World Top 50 examples include English Language & Literature, Modern Languages, Political Science and Nursing and in the World Top 100 examples include Biological Sciences, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Chemistry and Materials Science, History, Law & Legal Studies, Sociology, Social Policy & Administration. 3 Performance has been exceptional in specific core indicators, outranking other prestigious peers: • international faculty representation (98), Cambridge (97.6) and Kings College London (97.6) • international student representation (85.9), Harvard (70) and Stanford (74). 4 https://www.siliconrepublic.com/innovation/irish-breakthroughs-2016-so-far 5 Trinity has generated 180 companies, produced 192 entrepreneurs and raised $2.166 million over the last ten years (Pitchbook Universities Report 2016-2017)
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M.Phil. in Chinese Studies

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

Chinese Studies is a multidisciplinary field of study, drawing upon and integrating disciplines such as History, Linguistics, Politics, Social Policy, Cultural Studies and Translation Studies. The course focuses on China today and China over the last century. This course offers a unique and vibrant educational experience which equips its students to be global citizens. [+]

Course Details

Chinese Studies is a multidisciplinary field of study, drawing upon and integrating disciplines such as History, Linguistics, Politics, Social Policy, Cultural Studies and Translation Studies. The course focuses on China today and China over the last century. This course offers a unique and vibrant educational experience which equips its students to be global citizens. The M.Phil. the programme offers the opportunity to engage with key aspects of contemporary China, including its political and economic landscape, modern history, society, popular culture and language. Given China’s economic impact and international reach, this course equips its graduates to engage deeply with contemporary China. The multidisciplinary nature of the course can accommodate students from a wide range of backgrounds.... [-]


M.Phil. in Christian Theology

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

This MPhil in Christian Theology provides students with the opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge of the core disciplines of theology and to develop skills of critical thinking in relation to them. Its focus, on pluralist and critically constructive theological studies of the highest academic standing, will allow students to contribute to public debates on religious/theological issues in contemporary societies. [+]

Religious issues are an important part of public debate in contemporary pluralist societies. Many crucial social and political matters are affected by religious concerns and key policy debates require expertise and literacy in religious and theological concepts, traditions and practices. At the global, European and Irish levels a critical understanding of the Christian tradition is imperative, given the historic and continuing influence of this tradition.

This MPhil in Christian Theology provides students with the opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge of the core disciplines of theology and to develop skills of critical thinking in relation to them. Its focus, on pluralist and critically constructive theological studies of the highest academic standing, will allow students to contribute to public debates on religious/theological issues in contemporary societies.... [-]


M.Phil. in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies [FT/PT}

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies integrates a variety of theological and other disciplines in order to explore significant and complex relationships within and between religious communities and their traditions. These fields of study attend closely to the connections and tensions experienced as the religions encounter alternative social, political and cultural resources of meaning and identity. [+]

Introduction

Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies integrates a variety of theological and other disciplines in order to explore significant and complex relationships within and between religious communities and their traditions. These fields of study attend closely to the connections and tensions experienced as the religions encounter alternative social, political and cultural resources of meaning and identity. This course focuses on the practical and theoretical possibilities posed by intercultural dialogue, and on the challenges of sustaining communities in which the praxis of peace and reconciliation with others is given concrete embodiment.

A variety of modules is offered each year, drawn from the list below. A module on Research and Methods is compulsory; students select a further 5 modules for assessment and write a dissertation.... [-]


M.Phil. in International History

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

The M. Phil course in International History offers students the chance to pursue historical research outside the boundaries of the nation-state. Students will be trained in transnational, comparative, and international approaches to history and have the opportunity to study foreign languages, cultures, and societies. Possible topics of focus include the movement of culture, people, and ideas across national boundaries and issues such as imperialism, globalization, social movements, and the roots of international war and conflict. [+]

The M. Phil course in International History offers students the chance to pursue historical research outside the boundaries of the nation-state. Students will be trained in transnational, comparative, and international approaches to history and have the opportunity to study foreign languages, cultures, and societies. Possible topics of focus include the movement of culture, people, and ideas across national boundaries and issues such as imperialism, globalization, social movements, and the roots of international war and conflict. Throughout the course, students will be encouraged to reflect on the historical roots of current issues that cross national boundaries such as the refugee crisis, the spread of radical politics, security and intelligence services, the international economy, and other critical issues to prepare for careers in areas such as global politics, NGOs, journalism, or for further postgraduate study.... [-]


M.Phil. in International Peace Studies [FT/PT]

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

International Peace Studies examines the sources of war and armed conflict and suggests methods of preventing and resolving them through processes of peacemaking and peacebuilding. The course combines perspectives from international relations, ethics, and conflict resolution to reflect critically upon the wide range of social, political and economic issues associated with peace and political violence. A week-long Mediation Summer School provides an opportunity to develop practical skills in the area of conflict resolution and mediation. There is also the option to participate in various field trips in Ireland and abroad. [+]

International Peace Studies examines the sources of war and armed conflict and suggests methods of preventing and resolving them through processes of peacemaking and peacebuilding. The course combines perspectives from international relations, ethics, and conflict resolution to reflect critically upon the wide range of social, political and economic issues associated with peace and political violence. A week-long Mediation Summer School provides an opportunity to develop practical skills in the area of conflict resolution and mediation. There is also the option to participate in various field trips in Ireland and abroad.

Students are required to take the two core modules as well as four modules from the list of modules. A sufficient number of optional modules must be taken to fulfill credit requirements.... [-]


M.Phil. in Music and Media Technologies

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

A particular feature of this programme is a balanced approach to musical and technological topics. Musically, a strong emphasis is placed on the development of adaptable compositional skills, while technological topics are addressed from both a hands-on workstation/studio exposure and a fundamental mathematical and scientific basis, which focuses on musically relevant issues. [+]

In recognition of a shared interest in Information Technology and a growing awareness of its relevance for music, Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Music initiated a Master programme in Music and Media Technologies in Trinity in 1996.

A particular feature of this programme is a balanced approach to musical and technological topics. Musically, a strong emphasis is placed on the development of adaptable compositional skills, while technological topics are addressed from both a hands-on workstation/studio exposure and a fundamental mathematical and scientific basis, which focuses on musically relevant issues.

The first two semesters form a self-contained Postgraduate Diploma course which provides the necessary musical and technological skills to allow creative individuals to engage in computer-assisted composition and production, apply software tools for the music and New Media industries and/or enter the arena of music-on-screen; production for New Media products.... [-]


M.Phil. in Race, Ethnicity and Conflict

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ireland Dublin

This course critically examines the techniques used by states to manage population movement and conflict, their social and cultural impact and the responses they elicit. It is unique in the way it applies race-critical, cultural and postcolonial theories to racialization, population movement, conflict, and peace-making. It is designed for people who work or wish to work in any of these fields, and/or who are thinking of Ph.D. research. There is a focus on Ireland, Europe (including the Balkans), the US and the Middle East. [+]

This course critically examines the techniques used by states to manage population movement and conflict, their social and cultural impact and the responses they elicit. It is unique in the way it applies race-critical, cultural and postcolonial theories to racialization, population movement, conflict, and peace-making. It is designed for people who work or wish to work in any of these fields, and/or who are thinking of Ph.D. research. There is a focus on Ireland, Europe (including the Balkans), the US and the Middle East.

The course has three components:

Three core modules: race-critical theory, research methods, and colonialism, conflict and liberal intervention. Optional modules covering topics such as ethnic cleansing and forced migration; ethnicity and social policy; human rights and international issues; gender, race, and conflict; migration and the European labor market; migration and education; representation and resistance; social movements and international solidarity. (Topics can vary from year to year). A 20,000-word dissertation researched and written under the supervision of a member of staff with relevant expertise. ... [-]

MPhil in Philosophy

Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2019 Ireland Dublin

This one-year full-time course provides the foundation for advanced research in philosophy. The MPhil in Philosophy is a broad and intellectually challenging postgraduate course for students with a background in philosophy or related disciplines with a strong philosophy component. [+]

The Department of Philosophy is delighted to announce that a Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Masters Studentship will be awarded to an incoming student in the MPhil in Philosophy programme in academic year 2016/17.

The value of the studentship is a €5,000 contribution towards MPhil in Philosophy tuition fees (EU or Non-EU) for the 2016/17 academic year. The Faculty’s studentship aims to support and develop gifted postgraduate students within the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Eligibility

This studentship is available to new entrants (EU and Non-EU) to the MPhil in Philosophy programme, for admission in September 2016. In order to be eligible, applicants must hold and have officially accepted an Unconditional Offer of a place in this programme by 15 June 2016.... [-]


MSc. in Biodiversity and Conservation

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ireland Dublin

This programme has been designed to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical grounding in the science of biological diversity and its conservation. The programme is taught in modules, and these are grouped into theoretical components, practical research skills, and modules dealing with individual desk-based and experimental research projects. [+]

This programme has been designed to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical grounding in the science of biological diversity and its conservation. The programme is taught in modules, and these are grouped into theoretical components, practical research skills, and modules dealing with individual desk-based and experimental research projects. The course is taught through a variety of methods - lectures, practical classes, field-based learning, guided reading and discussion groups and web-based methods. A variety of assessment procedures are used - essay writing, oral presentations, web-based tests, examinations and dissertations. The approach is to develop, progressively, a high degree of independent thinking and academic excellence in students completing the course.... [-]


MSc Computer Science - Intelligent Systems

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ireland Dublin

The new MSc in Computer Science has a common set of entry criteria and leads to a Master's degree in Computing specializing in one of four exciting areas: Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Graphics and Vision Technologies and Future Networked Systems. The course is designed and taught by staff who are renowned research leaders in their fields. The course content is inspired by their cutting-edge work as well as their contacts with leading industry researchers around the globe. [+]

The new MSc in Computer Science has a common set of entry criteria and leads to a Master's degree in Computing specializing in one of four exciting areas: Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Graphics and Vision Technologies and Future Networked Systems.

The course is designed and taught by staff who are renowned research leaders in their fields. The course content is inspired by their cutting-edge work as well as their contacts with leading industry researchers around the globe.

In the first semester, students gain the necessary skills in Research Methods (to enable students to produce their own dissertation), Innovation (to equip students with skills in company formation or innovating within a large company) and Machine Learning (a foundational technique for each of the specializations). In addition, students will make a start on their specialist modules in their chosen strand.... [-]


MSc in Computer Science - Augmented and Virtual Reality

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

The new MSc in Computer Science has a common set of entry criteria and leads to a Master's degree in Computing specializing in one of four exciting areas: Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Augmented and Virtual Reality and Future Networked Systems. [+]

Course Url

https://www.scss.tcd.ie/postgraduate/msc-cs/

Course Director

Prof. Donal O'Mahony

Telephone Number

+353-1-896 3692

Course Email

postgraduate@scss.tcd.ie

Next Intake

September 2018

Closing Date 31 July 2018 Options

The new MSc in Computer Science has a common set of entry criteria and leads to a Master's degree in Computing specializing in one of four exciting areas: Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Augmented and Virtual Reality and Future Networked Systems.

The course is designed and taught by staff who are renowned research leaders in their fields. The course content is inspired by their cutting-edge work as well as their contacts with leading industry researchers around the globe.... [-]


MSc in Electronic Information Engineering

Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2019 Ireland Dublin

This course aims to equip graduates with a deep knowledge and understanding of the design tools for modern computational products and systems. Graduates specializing in fundamental theory and applications relating to the generation, distribution, analysis, and use of information in engineering and science. [+]

This course aims to equip graduates with a deep knowledge and understanding of the design tools for modern computational products and systems. Graduates specializing in fundamental theory and applications relating to the generation, distribution, analysis, and use of information in engineering and science.

We are in the next Industrial Revolution and the challenge faced by graduates is to succeed in an age of automation. There is no aspect of modern life that is now not altered by information processing engines. Examples include teaching (online learning and assessment), automotive (driverless cars and electronic control systems), the economy (high speed automated trading), entertainment and shopping (virtual assistants and recommendation engines), health (automated diagnostics and non-invasive body scanning) and the digital humanities.... [-]


MSc in Energy Science

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

This course is designed for students from science and engineering disciplines who are interested in the science and socio-economics of global energy utilization. In particular, this course will focus on how that demand is being met and how conventional energy resources and technologies can or cannot be replaced by more sustainable resources and technologies. [+]

This course is designed for students from science and engineering disciplines who are interested in the science and socio-economics of global energy utilization. In particular, this course will focus on how that demand is being met and how conventional energy resources and technologies can or cannot be replaced by more sustainable resources and technologies.

Students must complete six mandatory taught modules beginning with the introductory module "Introduction to Energy Science", before undertaking; Conventional Energy Sources and Technologies, Electric Power Generation and Distribution, Sustainable Energy Sources and Technologies I and II, and Managing the Impact of Energy Utilisation. Each taught module contains continuous assessment and examination components. Students also prepare a dissertation based on research conducted by a research group of one of the Schools of Physics, Chemistry or Department of Geology, School of Natural Sciences.... [-]


MSc in Engineering (by Module)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ireland Dublin

The MSc (by module) is designed to provide a flexible route to a master’s qualification for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree. The degree spans a range of disciplines. Each student assembles a coherent group of modules focusing on a particular theme with the guidance and approval of a study committee. This facilitates a multidisciplinary approach to their studies and in particular their research project. [+]

Course Description

The MSc (by module) is designed to provide a flexible route to a master’s qualification for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree. The degree spans a range of disciplines. Each student assembles a coherent group of modules focusing on a particular theme with the guidance and approval of a study committee. This facilitates a multidisciplinary approach to their studies and in particular their research project.

The MSc (by module) has a broader appeal to EU and non-EU students who wish to do a taught master’s degree in areas other than those specialized masters programmes currently offered. The structure will appeal to students who wish to do a general degree and also to those who arrive with a particular area of interest that requires a more flexible and multidisciplinary approach.... [-]


MSc in Engineering (Environmental)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

This is a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; or Transport Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering. [+]

This is a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; or Transport Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering.

Course Organisation

The MSc course can be undertaken as either a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course.

The degree programme is divided into three parts: two semesters of taught courses (September - April inclusive) with an average of 18 lectures per week. A major dissertation is undertaken during the second half of the course (April - September inclusive).... [-]


MSc in Engineering (Structural and Geotechnical)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

This is a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; or Transport Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering. [+]

This is a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; or Transport Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering.

Course Organisation

The MSc course can be undertaken as either a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course.

The degree programme is divided into three parts: two semesters of taught courses (September - April inclusive) with an average of 18 lectures per week. A major dissertation is undertaken during the second half of the course (April - September inclusive).... [-]


MSc in Engineering (Sustainable Energy)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

This is a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate Masters course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; Transport Engineering; or Sustainable Energy Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering. [+]

This is a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate Masters course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; Transport Engineering; or Sustainable Energy Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering.

Course Organisation

The MSc course can be undertaken as either a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course.

The degree programme is divided into three parts: two terms of taught courses (September - April inclusive) with an average of 18 lectures per week. A major dissertation is undertaken during the second half of the course (April - August inclusive).It is possible to work full-time and do the course as a part-time option, providing you have the agreement of your employer.... [-]


MSc in Engineering (Transportation)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

This is a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; or Transport Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering. [+]

This is a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; or Transport Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering.

Course Organisation

The MSc course can be undertaken as either a one year full-time or a two-year part-time postgraduate course.

The degree programme is divided into three parts: two semesters of taught courses (September - April inclusive) with an average of 18 lectures per week. A major dissertation is undertaken during the second half of the course (April - September inclusive).... [-]


MSc in Environmental Science

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ireland Dublin

The course provides students with a wide range of knowledge and skills relating to the expanding subject of Environmental Science. It aims to provide a firm scientific understanding of current environmental issues that will be of relevance to those interested in environmental management and related areas. The course provides a foundation of understanding of current environmental policies and legislation and builds upon this with practical and theoretical courses that include subjects such as ocean and coastal management, water resources and pollution, climate change and environmental impact assessment. [+]

The taught M.Sc. degree in Environmental Sciences, as the first of its kind in Ireland, has an established pedigree, attracting students with diverse academic backgrounds from Ireland and abroad. This full-time, intensive course is intended for administrative and scientific workers and new graduates with an appropriate environmental science related background, although applications from graduates with different backgrounds are also welcomed. It comprises a series of taught modules encompassing a variety of current environmental themes, followed by a five-month, research project. There is also the possibility to opt for a diploma course in Environmental Sciences, consisting of the taught modules only.... [-]


MSc in Interactive Digital Media

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ireland Dublin

This M.Sc. course provides a foundation in the technologies and media relevant to the digital media sector. The course runs full-time over a twelve-month period. Formal teaching is divided into two twelve-week semesters. [+]

This M.Sc. course provides a foundation in the technologies and media relevant to the digital media sector. The course runs full-time over a twelve-month period. Formal teaching is divided into two twelve-week semesters.

Each student selects and commences a research project, which must be submitted in the form of a dissertation of 12,000 words by mid-March. Students will also complete a final project, which can be a collaborative development with a number of students from the class. There is significant emphasis on theory rather than on media or software applications. A special laboratory is provided for the class where students can become familiar with software applications.

The courses offered include: Introduction to Programming; XML/HTML; Audio Technologies; Sensors; Interactive Authoring; Graphic Design; Image Processing; Cultural and Critical Studies; Research Methodologies; Client/Server Technologies and Networking; Interactive Narrative; Mobile Computing; Image Processing and 3-D Modelling; Game Development and Production; Legal Issues in Digital Publishing.; Digital Media Enterprises... [-]


MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2019 Ireland Dublin

The MSc in Mechanical Engineering is designed to provide a flexible route to a Masters qualification for students who have completed a Bachelors degree. It addresses advanced topics over a wide range of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering subjects. [+]

The MSc in Mechanical Engineering is designed to provide a flexible route to a Masters qualification for students who have completed a Bachelors degree. It addresses advanced topics over a wide range of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering subjects. Within the MSc, there is a wide range of module options and an excellent opportunity to engage in topical research with leading research groups within the School of Engineering, as an important part of this programme is a research dissertation, which directly builds on some of the content of the modules.

Course Structure

The M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering consists of taught modules and a project together amounting to 90 ECTS. The taught component comprises modules totaling 50 ECTS credits. In the first semester, students must take modules worth at least 20 credits and the balance of the credits in the second semester. M.Sc. students will also complete a substantial research project and submit a dissertation which accounts for a further 40 credits to be eligible for the award of the degree. Those not undertaking the dissertation (or who have partially completed it) may, with the approval of the Course Director, take the alternative Engineering Project module (10ECTS) in order to be eligible for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma.... [-]


MSc in Neuroscience

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ireland Dublin

This one-year M.Sc. course aims to provide a multidisciplinary training in the neurosciences, in topics ranging from molecular to behavioural. The course is ideal for students wishing to extend their specialised knowledge, and for those wishing to convert from their original degree discipline. The programme will equip participants with the skills necessary to progress into a career in biomedical, pharmaceutical or neuropsychological research. [+]

Neuroscience is a discipline concerned with the scientific study of the nervous system in health and disease. Research in the neurosciences is of considerable clinical impact considering the debilitating and costly effects of neurological and psychiatric disease. In this regard, a major goal of modern neuroscience research is to elucidate the underlying causes (genetic or environmental) of major brain diseases, and to produce more effective treatments for major psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and depression, and neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, motor neurone disease and epilepsy. Improved treatment strategies for brain disorders relies entirely on increased understanding gained from research which integrates molecular, cellular and clinical aspects of disease. In this regard, it is clear that interdisciplinary approaches are necessary to understand the complex processes which underlie brain function in health and disease. This interdisciplinary philosophy is adopted in the delivery of our M.Sc. programme in Neuroscience, which is underpinned by the diverse research expertise available within Trinity College. The M.Sc. course in Neuroscience is held in the Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, located within Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience (T.C.I.N.) and Trinity College Biomedical Sciences Institute (T.B.S.I.).... [-]


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